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English Language Quiz For For RBI Grade B Phase 1 2023-29th April

Direction (1-5): In each of the following questions, a sentence is given with a blank. Choose the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

Q1. The ______________ health benefits of vegetarianism have been known for centuries.
(a) Finite
(b) Myriad
(c) Countable
(d) Mawkish
(e) Unvarnished

Q2. The reaction of the American public to the invasion of Iraq reveals a startling ______________ to war in contemporary times.
(a) Laudable
(b) Outrageous
(c) Dithered
(d) Vacillate
(e) Ambivalence

Q3. The hydrogen theory and the doctrine of polybasicity as ______________ by Liebig is the fundamental characteristic of the modern theory.
(a) Pre-empted
(b) Displaced
(c) Albeit
(d) Enunciated
(e) Precluded

Q4. They all removed their masks at midnight, so the dance was no longer a ______________ party.
(a) Masquerade
(b) Legit
(c) Invalid
(d) Waffle
(e) Novelty

Q5. The lack of sleep can have a/an______________ effect on the body’s ability to recuperate from exercise, injury, surgery or illness.
(a) Guileless
(b) Benign
(c) Anodyne
(d) Deleterious
(e) Immaculate

Direction (6-10): In each of the following questions, choose a single word for the given phrase and mark that as your answer.

Q6. Study of stars
(a) Geology
(b) Palaeography
(c) Astronomy
(d) Astrology
(e) Demography

Q7. A large group of people
(a) Caravan
(b) Herd
(c) Shoal
(d) Horde
(e) Congregation

Q8. The one who loves mankind
(a) optimist
(b) Philanthropist
(c) Pessimist
(d) Atheist
(e) Cannibal

Q9. Someone who speaks more than one language
(a) Narcissist
(b) Egotist
(c) Cartographer
(d) Electorate
(e) Polyglot

Q10. Someone with a beautiful handwriting
(a) Invigilator
(b) Curator
(c) Calligrapher
(d) Misanthrope
(e) Numismatist

Direction (11-15): In the passage given below, some blanks are given. Fill in the blanks with suitable word in each case.

The WTO ______________ (11) in a largely analogue world in 1994. It was only at the Second Ministerial Conference (1998) that members agreed on core rules for e-commerce regulation. A temporary moratorium was ______________ (12) on customs duties relating to the electronic transmission of goods and services. This moratorium has been renewed ______________ (13), to consistent opposition from India and South Africa. They argue that the moratorium imposes significant costs on developing countries as they are unable to ______________ (14) from the revenue customs duties would bring. The members also agreed to set up a work programme on e-commerce across four issue areas at the General Council: goods, services, intellectual property, and development. ______________ (15) by a lack of progress in the two decades that followed, 70 members brokered the JSI in December 2017 to initiate exploratory work on the trade-related aspects of e-commerce.

(a) Normalized
(b) Enmeshed
(c) Aplomb
(d) Emerged
(e) Denizen

(a) Beguiled
(b) Imposed
(c) Entrapped
(d) Marked
(e) Estranged

(a) Honourably
(b) Constantly
(c) Admirably
(d) Financially
(e) Pecuniary

(a) Compel
(b) Allow
(d) Permit
(e) Defer

(a) Insidious
(b) Dispatched
(c) Periphery
(d) Persecuted
(e) Frustrated


S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. Finite: limited in size or extent.
Myriad: a countless or extremely great number of people or things.
Countable: able to be counted.
Mawkish: sentimental in an exaggerated or false way.
Unvarnished: (of a statement or manner) plain and straightforward.

S2. Ans. (e)
Sol. Laudable: (of an action, idea, or aim) deserving praise and commendation.
Outrageous: shockingly bad or excessive.
Dithered: (of a colour image or print) appearing to contain more colours than are really available.
Vacillate: waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive.
Ambivalence: the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.

S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. Pre-empted: take action in order to prevent (an anticipated event) happening; forestall.
Displaced: take over the place, position, or role of.
Albeit: though
Enunciated: express (a proposition, theory, etc.) in clear or definite terms.
Precluded: prevent from happening; make impossible.

S4. Ans. (a)
Sol. Masquerade: a false show or pretence.
Legit: conforming to the rules; legal.
Invalid: a person made weak or disabled by illness or injury.
Waffle: speak or write at length in a vague or trivial manner.
Novelty: the quality of being new, original, or unusual.

S5. Ans. (d)
Sol. Guileless: devoid of guile; innocent and without deception.
Benign: gentle and kindly.
Anodyne: not likely to cause offence or disagreement and somewhat dull.
Deleterious: causing harm or damage.
Immaculate: perfectly clean, neat, or tidy.

S6. Ans. (c)
Sol. Geology: The study of rocks and soil
Palaeography: The study of ancient writing and scriptures
Astrology: the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs and the natural world.
Demography: Study of statistics

S7. Ans. (d)
Sol. Caravan: A number of people travelling together in a big van or jeep
Herd: A group of cattle or sheep
Shoal: A number of fish swimming together
Congregation: A group of worshippers

S8. Ans. (b)
Sol. Optimist: The one who looks at the brighter side of everything
Pessimist: The one who looks at the negative/dark side of everything.
Atheist: The one who does not believe in God.
Cannibal: The one who eats human flesh

S9. Ans. (e)
Sol. Narcissist: A person who loves himself the most
Egotist: A person who boasts of one’s achievements
Cartographer: A person who draws maps
Electorate: People who can vote in an election

S10. Ans. (c)
Sol. Invigilator: The supervising person during an examination
Curator: Someone who is the custodian or the keeper of a museum
Misanthrope: A person who doesn’t like humankind devoids himself of human society
Numismatist: A person who collects coins as a hobby

S11. Ans. (d)
Sol. Normalized: bring or return to a normal or standard condition or state.
Enmeshed: cause to become entangled in something.
Aplomb: self-confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding situation.
Emerged: move out of or away from something and become visible.
Denizen: a person, animal, or plant that lives or is found in a particular place.

S12. Ans. (b)
Sol. Beguiled: charm or enchant (someone), often in a deceptive way.
Imposed: force (an unwelcome decision or ruling) on someone.
Entrapped: catch in or as in a trap.
Marked: having a visible mark or marking.
Estranged: (of a person) no longer close or affectionate to someone; alienated.

S13. Ans. (b)
Sol. Honourably: in way that is honest and fair, or that deserves praise and respect
Constantly: continuously over a period of time; always.
Admirably: in a way that arouses or deserves respect and approval.
Financially: in a way that relates to finance.
Pecuniary: relating to or consisting of money.

S14. Ans. (c)
Sol. Compel: force or oblige (someone) to do something.
Allow: let (someone) have or do something.
Benefit: an advantage or profit gained from something.
Permit: officially allow (someone) to do something.
Defer: put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.

S15. Ans. (e)
Sol. Insidious: proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with very harmful effects.
Dispatched: send off to a destination or for a purpose.
Periphery: the outer limits or edge of an area or object.
Persecuted: subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of their race or political or religious beliefs.
Frustrated: feeling or expressing distress and annoyance resulting from an inability to change or achieve something.

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How many sections are there in the RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam?

There are 4 sections in the RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam i.e. English Language, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning.